NTSB Identification: CHI88LA057.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37615.
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 03, 1988 in WHEELING, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 421A, registration: N421Q
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRPLANE PERFORMED A LANDING WITH A LEFT QUARTERING TAIL WIND AT THE COMPLETION OF A FULL ILS. THE AIRPLANE DRIFTED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE LANDING RUNWAY AND THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AS IT STRUCK THE SNOW ON THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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